The Briefing Notes

The Briefing Notes are prepared by the Convention’s Scientific and Technical Review Panel to share scientific and technical information on wetlands with a broad audience.

The Handbooks

Each handbook brings together, subject by subject, the Resolutions and relevant guidance as adopted by the Parties, supplemented by additional material from COP information papers, case studies and other publications...

The Technical Reports

The Convention on Wetlands'Technical Reports are prepared by the Convention’s Scientific and Technical Review Panel to share technical notes, reviews and reports on wetland ecology, conservation, wise use and management...

Brochures and Leaflets

The brochures and leaflets give handy background information on the Convention and its history.

Global Wetland Outlook

This report provides a current overview of global wetlands: their extent, trends, drivers of change and the responses needed to reverse the historical decline in wetland area and quality.

Ramsar Fact Sheets

The Ramsar Fact Sheets summarize wetland-related issues in everyday, friendly language.

Ramsar Policy Briefs

Ramsar Policy Briefs are prepared by the Scientific and Technical Review Panel . They are short summary papers which gather information on a particular wetland-related subject or issue to facilitate...